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TAO TREASURE (Wisdom Line) Bulk Carrier Cargo Ship

TAO TREASURE (Wisdom Line) Bulk Carrier Cargo Ship   Tao Treasure is a bulk carrier cargo ship in the Wisdom Line fleet that recently (Jan. 31, 2022) passed thru the Kanmon Strait. This photograph was taken from near the Kanmon Messe in Shimonoseki Japan. The Kanmon Strait runs between Honshu Island (Shimonoseki City) and Kyushu Island (Kitakyushu City) and is host to heaps of marine traffic. Up to 700 boats of various types and sizes pass thru daily. Camera: Olympus e 520 Lens: Zuiko 150 mm   IMO: 9639701 Name: TAO TREASURE Vessel Type - Generic: Cargo Vessel Type - Detailed: Bulk Carrier Status: Active MMSI: 355690000 Call Sign: 3FXS5 Flag: Panama [PA] Gross Tonnage: 15289 Summer DWT: 25035 t Length Overall x Breadth Extreme: 158.15 x 24 m Year Built: 2013

Sinotrans Beijing - Container ships passing thru Kanmon Strait

Sinotrans Beijing - Container ship passing thru Kanmon Strait Sinotrans Beijing is a container ship recently photographed as it passed thru the Kanmon Straits. It is a frequent visitor to Japanese ports. This vessel flies under the Flag of Hong Kong. It was built in 2008.  IMO:  9367920 Name:  SINOTRANS BEIJING Vessel Type - Generic:  Cargo - Hazard A (Major) Vessel Type - Detailed:  Container Ship Flag:  Hong Kong [HK] Gross Tonnage:  9587 Summer DWT:  12597 t Length Overall x Breadth Extreme:  144.83 x 22.4 m Year Built:  2008 Home Port:  HONG KONG Sinotrans Beijing - Container Vessel - Kitakyushu

せとぎり JS Setogiri DD-156 護衛艦 Japanese Destroyer JMSDF

せとぎり JS Setogiri DD-156 護衛艦    SETOGIRI is a Destroyer of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF). It recently passed thru the Kanmon Strait and was photographed from Moji, Kitakyushu, Japan with an Olympus e 520 DSLR camera equipped with Zuiko 150mm lens. The ship and crew protect Japan. We wish them a Happy New Year in 2022. The Japanese Navy has awesome curry and they serve it every Friday so December 31, 2021 will be their last naval curry meal of the year. Their first curry in Year of the Tiger will be on January 7, 2022.  Type / Class: Destroyer, DD; Asagiri Class  Builder: Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Uraga, Japan  STATUS: Laid down: March 9, 1987  Launched: September 12, 1988  Commissioned: February 14, 1990  Homeport: Ominato, Aomori, Japan Specifications: Length: 137 meters (449 feet 6 inches) Beam: 14,6 meters (47 ft 11 in) Draft: 4,5 meters (14 ft 9 in) Displacement: 3500 tons (standard) / 4900 tons (full load) Speed: 30 knots, max. (56 km/h) Range: 8000 NM (14800km)